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  1. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Having followed the recent correspondence on sourcing rear tyres, I am currently sourcing replacement Front Tyres and am looking for advice. I've already had a conversation as to whether I'd favour performance (Grip) over Fuel Economy (at which I laughed) - so Grip it is. I currently run on...
  2. General BMW Discussions
    Driving to work this morning the transmission warning light came on (Exclamation mark inside a cog). The car was juddering so I took it round to my BMW mechanic. They hooked it up to the diagnostics machine, error came up under Transmission: 92 CAN torque interface The mechanic cleared all of...
  3. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Driving to work this morning the transmission warning light came on (Exclamation mark inside a cog). The car was juddering so I took it round to my BMW mechanic. They hooked it up to the diagnostics machine, error came up under Transmission: 92 CAN torque interface The mechanic cleared all...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E21
    hi all, so i am dumbfounded, drove the car home had no issues, went out the next morning and nothing but cranking, ive replaced the fuel pump, fuel pump relay, dme relay and the crank sensor and it has not changed anything, just cranking...... PLEASEEEE HELLLP!!!!!!!
  5. General BMW Discussions
    So I got this late 1997 E36 with exactly this kind of steering wheel - Would it be possible to just plug-and-play swap it into my late 1992 E34, which currently has this kind of steering wheel - Thanks in advance for any tips, trick and info.
  6. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    So Im losing hope with my 850i. Every time I try and fix one problem, another arises or no luck. I still cant get it to run nicely and it smells very rich. I've replaced the plugs and the old ones looked very wet! Dizzy rotor and cap. Leads Plugs (Just replaced the NGK ZFR5F-11 to BRk6EK)...
  7. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello, So Im trying to bring my car back from the brink. Unfortunately it has some severe corrosion around the top of the windscreen, so much so that there are big holes where water can get in. I have temporarily patched these with electrical tape until I can get it to a body shop to see...
  8. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Tried the searches and Internet for the above information but all I can find is the later type keyfob with separate buttons. Mine is the early rocker type single button with a separate button on the side. Just managed to get the car started after an eight year lay-up so I'm gonna be posting on...
  9. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Is it possible to inadvertently swap the side the lambda sensors are working off (i.e. get the plugs mixed up so they are reading the other bank). And it so how do you tell which is which?
  10. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hello, Im currently in the process of getting my 850 back on the road. I have got it started today after about a year or so. It was running a bit rough BEFORE it went off the road and unfortunately it still is. I was hoping for a bit of input. It seems as though it may not be running on all...
  11. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi All, I have some in/out play when rocking the top of the rear wheels, which I *think* is the Upper Hub bushes (unless anyone cares to suggest otherwise). I know there are various writeups etc, however anyone got any good tips for the following: 1) Sourcing a replacement - currently looking...
  12. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Im in the process of restoring my 850i. The 17" alloys are in pretty bad shape with a lot of the paintwork flaking off/ grime and some light scuff marks. I'm wondering on the following options: 1) Get a local alloy wheel specialists to refurb and respray them at £308 plus VAT. 2) Attempt to...
  13. BMW 8 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E31
    Hi, I'm just in the middle or a resto of my 850i. I'm putting the rear brakes back together, however I'm finding the discs are not running true to the calliper carriers. there seems to be about 0.040" of 'wobble'. The discs are brand new and I have checked that they are not warped. Is this...
  14. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Guys, I know this has probably been done to death and I have searched the forums but cannot find exactly what I am after. I require tech info on the 325d and 330d, if anyone can point me in the right direction or help on this thread please? Question 1: If I bought a 325d, 2010+, auto (E90...
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  15. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    Hi, guys. Once upon a time in winter had a jerking engine - when on D the whole car was shaking, when on N - normal. The same day after work when accelerating lost ignition to the engine - it shutdown while driving. Fuel tank gauge showed 20 l, but could not start. After 5 minutes filled in like...
  16. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    my obd tester shows me engine code p0101 which is MAF sensor fault makes the car idle really rough,but i cant find out what is this trans code stand for?my tester showing me something about CAN torque connector????what was that all about?please help,cheers!
  17. BMW 5 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E12
    I'm trying to retrofit a cruise control into my e34 M20. But, unfortunately, the original connector and harness got damaged and I need to manually connect the wires to a similar connector. I got the another connector with the same number of pins(26),but the colors don't match. So, is there a...
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